Cober Hill Mix Media Painting Holidays 2024 April, October and November
Mixed media courses (all Monday to Friday)
Dates for 2024 March 25 – 29, 14 -18 October November 11th – 15th
I look forward to welcoming my students back to Cober Hill
September date has been moved to October, due to family event To book for these popular courses, please contact Cober Hill
Full list and itinerary will be sent nearer the time.
This popular venue provides an excellent painting studio, accommodation and superb food.
Cost £465 for residential students, non residents £130
During the mixed media holidays, evening demonstrations, in different subject and medias
Various daily working exercises and one to one tuition.
I work in watercolours, acrylic, pastel and mixed medias.
Watercolour paper, pastel papers are for sale. Full details of what to bring, please contact me via email
Full board, includes
En-suite rooms, with tea and coffee facilities
Wonderful views and gardens, set in 6 acres of well-maintained grounds, not far from the sea.
No single supplement.
All meals included
WF FI throughout,
Excellent studio to work in
Tuition and demonstrations
Early booking is essential, to avoid disappointment.
Cober Hill, Cloughton, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, TS13 0AR
Please Arrive Monday afternoon at 3.pm
Take your art materials to the Art room in The Joseph Rowntree Center.
I will be there to greet you.
Itinerary for Cober Hill Mixed Media Courses will be issued before the course
Sue Ford Artist Tutor, www.sueford.co.uk
3rd April course 2023
Dear students looking forward to seeing you at Cober Hill, near Scarborough for an exciting weeks painting,
Please arrive at 3PM on Monday, bring your equipment to the Joseph Rowntree room, I will be there to greet you.
Here’s example of an outline for the week
New itinerary to be issued
Monday evening Watercolour of turtle
Tuesday exercise boys on beach in watercolour
Tuesday evening acrylic of Cockerel
Wednesday exercise in acrylic of Peaky blinders
Wednesday evening acrylic with Oil pastel of castle
Thursday Collage of flowers
You can mix the above in any media you like, or you can use your own references with my help.
For the water colour exercises – use quarter imperial paper, I use Saunders Waterford or Bockingford, 600 GMS (300lb)
You will require watercolours in either pan of tubes. I use a warm and cool of each primary
Cadmium Red, Permanent Rose, Ultramarine Blue, Cerulean blue or Azure Blue, Lemon Yellow and Cadmium Yellow, Additional colours – Yellow Ocher, Cobalt Violet, and Burnt sienna.
Watercolour Brushes, drawing board, kitchen towel, masking fluid and table covering.
Acrylics – similar acrylic colours as the watercolour colours, and a larger tube of System 3 acrylic white. A Canvas or board approx.18 x 20 INS, Acrylic brushes, old plate for mixing, permanent black felt tip. Apron,
Collage – board, card or canvas 18 x 20 approx. PVA Glue, old brush and embellishments
Acrylic and oil exercise, you will need approx. A3 card, acrylic and oil pastel, Sennelier are the best
The course fee does not include materials; students are responsible for bringing materials,
I will have watercolour paper and pastel papers for students wishing to do pastels.
If you want me to bring an easel or drawing board, please let me know beforehand
I will have handouts for each exercise.